Laing O’Rourke has signed a partnership with developer Stanhope that could see £2bn-worth of schemes developed using offsite methods over the next five years.
Arcadis has said it was “pleasantly surprised” by strong growth in its UK operations during 2017 and that the Brexit process has not impacted performance.
Galliford Try’s construction boss Bill Hocking has told CN that the problem Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route will be completed by the summer.
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Tender prices will rise in 2018 as the supply chain can no longer absorb rising input costs, according to Mace’s cost consultancy arm.
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London is facing a shortage of supply of new offices over the next three years and will not suffer any Brexit-driven downturn, according to property consultancy Knight Frank.
Binyamin Ali investigates how 900% PI insurance premiums hikes have affected envelope specialists, and why they don’t know if today’s jobs will remain compliant
Carillion has continued to hog the headlines in the past seven days but debate among CN readers has broadened to look at the wider implications and what needs to change.
Construction News readers have made their reactions clear this week following Carillion’s liquidation. Here are some of the key talking points from the comment sections of CN’s coverage.
Today marks the end of the government consultation on the practice of cash retentions under construction contracts.
How did it suffer such a catastrophic failure, what happens next and what will it mean for the industry?
Video: CN editor Tom Fitzpatrick and reporters Jack Simpson and David Price discuss what led to Carillion’s shock collapse.
Carillion has collapsed into liquidation proceedings today after months of financial difficulties. CN sets out five datasets that shed light on the build-up to its downfall.
As the fallout from Carillion’s collapse begins, CN looks at the public sectors in which Carillion is most extensively involved.
Deloitte’s statement of proposals has shed new light on the factors that drove the firm into administration.
Analysts sounded like they were auditioning to write Hollywood movie taglines this morning as news of Carillion’s fresh woes were revealed.
Building envelope specialist Lakesmere collapsed this month with 109 jobs lost. Through ex-workers, insiders and subcontractors yet to be paid, CN tells the story behind one of the industry’s biggest casualties of recent times.
The appointment of Andrew Davies as full-time CEO at Carillion has met with a generally positive reaction among market analysts, despite the major challenge he faces.
When Andrew Davies was appointed as Wates boss four years ago, the firm’s chairman James Wates said the industry was seeing “positive signs of recovery” post-recession.
Keith Cochrane’s review of Carillion’s shortcomings was excoriating but incisive.
The extent of the mind-boggling problems facing Carillion were laid bare today and it is not a pretty picture.
As Carillion officially drops out of the FTSE 250, we take a look at four crucial questions still swirling around the troubled firm.
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